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to the show. with us new york magazine's john heilemann. cnn's gloria borger. the grio and msnbc's joy reid. and the huffington post howard fineman. first up, here we are in the time capsule. the weekend before the election asking why is this so close? still so unpredictable. both men face big hurdles to getting elected and that's why it's so close. president obama's got the jobless he inherited but can't quite beat. friday's new jobs report was encouraging but gains are still behind what we need. in a reflection of that, 62% of voters say they would like or want major changes in an obama second term. and on the other side, mitt romney's a challenge that normally blocks any presidential candidate. not even 30% of voters think he understands the average american. john, these are amazing handicaps. the unemployment situation still high. sort of remoteness of mitt romney from the voter. they both carry these burdens. is this why it's so close? >> yes. in one word. and i'll give you a few more. what the president has been unbootable incumbent for really his entire term in office. you think abou
in colorado. even cnn was reporting that the crowds were much smaller this year. >> but, tom, you're focused on the closing arguments. >> they are negative, about keeping the other guy out. it's not about enthusiasm with all due respect, mr. mayor, for the candidates on either side. there's great fear in the republican party that obama will get four more years. there's not a passion al love affair with mitt romney. there's been a lot of disappointment in your party with the president of the united states. on the other hand, there's greater fear that mitt romney is going to get into office. so more than any other time that i've been doing all of this, i have seen in the closing days fear take over. and more negative campaigning. it's not about me, it's about keeping the other guy out. i think that's what's going on here. >> savannah, we think about the question, why is it that incumbents lose? you go back to the first president bush. he had a problem with his base. no new taxes. he breaks that pledge. but also a down economy. jimmy carter has a down economy as well. and the reality is, that t
willouch it not good. >> take three, twitter wars. >> a good one. >> acoop, the journalistor cnn been reporting from gaza forhe last several ys, very busy dodging bombs quit literally in some moment. >> yeah. >>ut taking the twitter to respond some ctical and some evenateful tweets. so basicly going one-on-one. a woman named paula treated to report a fair story. report facts. losing credibility. anderson respond twice saying i just did that, have been doing that repeated on twitternd on tv. do you actually tnk before you tweet? perhaps spenless time tweeting about coconut flan andore time tually folwing news so he nt into her content. a real attack >> the question and a pertinent one, do you engage people who attack y on twitter? >> you want to. believe me, you want to, a the thumbs start gng like this when thecome over. >> we come overnd say no. >> is it smart though? >> there's no way to win. there's a no-win situation. >> some pele have ce back and said you're right, i apogize. >> he's been reporting 12 to8 hours, youknow, a day, tirelessly, and as you mentioned bombings going off
at the news of the world. other newspapers have failed too, it said. cnn anchor piers morgan denied phone hacking when he was a tabloid editor but today's report says stories in too many you newspapers have been the subject of comp plaipts. its recommendation of a new form of self-regulation for newspapers will disappoint some. >> i am proposing independent regulation of the press organized by the press itself with a statutory process to support press freedom, provide stability and guarantee for the naub this new body is independent and effective. >> reporter: but the hope is that new tough regulations will not prevent the press from holding those in power to account. and savannah, the report says that if rupert murdoch didn't know about phone hacking then his u.s.-based news corp racial company has suffered a significant failure of corporate governance. those are words that will be studied closely in the u.s. >> all right, kooer simmons with a lot of questions. thank you. >>> as bhengsd, al has been fighting a case of lar ribbon night jooilt 'tis this week. jay leno noticed this picked u
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